Belarus Troops Entering Minsk

It looks like the situation in Belarus may be coming to a head within the 24-72 hours. Belarus troops, with Russian support already in country, are moving into position to be able to crack down on the ongoing protest.

Belarus’ troops enter Minsk amid protests – Defense Blogposted 08/30/20

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Belarus’ Soldiers and infantry fighting vehicles entered Minsk amid protests, according to Thomas van Linge.

From the Article

“Thomas van Linge, an Amsterdam based political science student, reported that armoured personnel carriers had entered the Belarusian capital, just when thousands are once again out to protest.

There are numerous reports that large military convoys with BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles and unmarked BTR-70 armored personnel carriers are heading to the Minsk city center. Numerous witnesses have released a video of military vehicles on the streets of Minsk.”

From Yesterday: 

UAWire – Russia sends paratroopers to Belarus for military exercises – posted 08/28/20

Russian paratroopers from the Moscow Airborne Guards Unit are in Belarus, Interfax reports, citing the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.

The Interfax report – computer translated from Russian

Российские десантники приняли участие в учениях под Брестом

Russian paratroopers took part in exercises near Brest – posted 08/27/20

Go to the supplied links to view the articles

My page for background and other information:

Doc’s Study of War – Belarus

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